William Nylander Biography

( 1996 - )
March 18, 2019
First published on:March 11, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of William Nylander

Date of Birth: 1996, May 1
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name William Nylander
Birth Place Calgary, Canada
Famous Name William Nylander
Horoscope Taurus
Father Michael Nylander
Mother Camilla Nylander
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $7,500,000
Past Team Modo Hockey
Siblings Michelle (born 1994), William (born 1996), Alexander (born 1998), Jacquline (born 2000), Stephanie (born 2003), and Daniella (born 2006).
Contract 6 year $45 million
Career Earnings $11,486,280
Weight 87 kg
Position in Team Forward
Current team Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Currently Working For Toronto Maple Leafs
Girlfriend Philippa Soderberg

William Nylander is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, William Nylander currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs as their Forward. William Nylander has played for other teams like Modo Hockey.


William is currently in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Philippa Soderberg. As a Forward, William Nylander reportedly earns around $7,500,000 as his yearly salary from Toronto Maple Leafs. Further, William Nylander has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. 

William Nylander's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, William Nylander has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. He reportedly signed a six-year contract worth $45 million with Toronto Maple Leafs on December 1, 2018.

The contract further includes a guaranteed sum of around  $45,000,000 along with a cap hit of around $10 million. John Tavares is the highest earner of the Leafs team with an annual average salary of around $11 million.

Let's have a look at his career earnings:

2015-2016 Toronto Maple Leafs $197,087
2016-2017 Toronto Maple Leafs $1,682,500
2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs $832,500
2018-2019 Toronto Maple Leafs $8,774,193

William has an average salary of $7,500,000 annually and Nylander so far has made earnings of $11,486,280 from his entire NHL career.

Besides his financial earnings, Nylander's personal assets include cars and home. Moreover, he also earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

William Nylander's Personal Life

William is not married yet but he is currently dating his lovely and gorgeous girlfriend Philippa Soderberg for a very long time. Furthermore, information about his girlfriend isn't available on the media.

CAPTION: Philippa Soderberg & William Nylander SOURCE: Pinterest

Other than being a famous NHL Forward, William Nylander is pretty famous in social media.

The Famous NHL star William is 6 feet tall in height and weighs around 87 kg lbs. He is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

William Nylander's Bio and Early Life

William Nylander was born on 1 May 1996, in Calgary, Canada to parents Michael Nylander and Camilla Nylander. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group and his star sign is Taurus.


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He grew up along with his siblings, Michelle (born 1994), William (born 1996), Alexander (born 1998), Jacquline (born 2000), Stephanie (born 2003), and Daniella (born 2006). William belongs to an athlete family where his father and brother also played hockey in NHL.

William Nylander's Professional Career

William after playing in the minor leagues entering the NHL career in 2014 since he was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. In addition to this, he made his NHL debut in 2016 and scored his 1st goal against Senators Andre Hammond assisted by Brooks Laich.

During 2016 season, he started playing full time for the Maples since he was debuted alongside Zach Hayman and Auston Matthews. After showing the outstanding performance in his Toronto career, he was re-signed by the Leafs for six years.

Currently, he is playing alongside famous players of the Toronto Maple Leafs including right winger Connor Brown.

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